Cocktail

It’s rich, indulgent, creamy, and the shot of espresso will make sure you keep up with your work mates if you find yourself flagging at the office Christmas do. It could only be one classic, and most definitely one of our favourites; the Espresso Martini.  In 1984 a top model came into the famous late bartender Dick Bradsells bar with a rather special cocktail request. She asked for something sophisticated, edgy and strong - and so the famous Espresso Martini was...

Now don't get us wrong, we're all for trying something new when it comes to cocktails and new drinks on the block, but when we stumbled across this new creation, we weren't too sure whether to ask someone to pass us a bucket, or take the plunge and give it a try!   [caption id="attachment_13845" align="alignnone" width="2500"] Source: Critter Bitters[/caption]   Critter Bitters are handcrafted cocktail bitters made with toasted crickets. Cocktail bitters are usually considered the salt and pepper of cocktails, and are a bartender's...

Are you feeling autumnal (but not the cold that comes with it)? We are all guilty of complaining about the heat in summer and then complaining when it ends. Whether you embrace or dread the woolly jumpers and frosted mornings, these hot cocktails will welcome you into the colder months with warmth. They are the perfect mix between a well-earned beverage and a mug that warms not just your hands, but your soul too. These cocktails will impress your mates...

The passionfruit mojito: a tropical and fun cocktail perfect for BBQs and summer parties (and even winter ones). The passionfruit mojito is for those who love the light and refreshing tang of a traditional mojito but also want to experiment with fruity flavours. [caption id="attachment_13760" align="aligncenter" width="680"] Source: cookienameddesire[/caption] Traditionally, mojitos are made with a white rum, and for a classic mojito this should definitely remain so. However, we have found that using a spiced rum really adds that extra something to...

The Kir Royale, a champagne cocktail which just has that little bit more. It is sophisticated, elegant and o-so-delicious. It is the perfect addition to any cocktail party, dinner soiree or Friday night. Just like many champagne cocktails, the trick is to keep them as simple as possible, so as cocktails go, it is probably one of the easiest yet most effective. Just in case you are not familiar with Crème de Cassis, it is a liqueur made from blackcurrants, and...

Street Food Warehouse returns for a bank holiday (5th-7th May) weekend of foodie fun alongside an ice-cold pint of local craft beer, a fresh zesty Mojito or a sweet honey tequila - one of many of our specialities prepared for this event. Mañana With the fresh, earthy and dry blanco at its heart, Cazcabel honey adds a dose of sweet nectar to the blend. The honey used in Cazcabel Honey is made with a combination of manuka and yukatan honey sourced from the...

In light of the fact that it is Valentine's Day on Wednesday, we teamed up with Street Food Warehouse to bring you the perfect three-course street food meal compiled by some of the country's best street food vendors with accompanying recipes for some delicious cocktails. Panic over - Valentine's Day is sorted! Starter: Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce What better way to kick off your Valentine’s Day meal than with some tantalising Thai Chicken Satay skewers from the lovely Tiny Thai?! Nutty, moreish...

Cocktails! We all love at LEAST one of them, they are the perfect drinks to have at any party for this reason alone. But how does one throw the ultimate cocktail party and what do they need? Fear not, read on and find out how you can throw the cocktail party event of the year. The liquor Undeniably the most important member of the cocktail party, the liquor is the bread and butter. It should be spread out evenly across the bar...